In a widely-reported reversal last week, Scott Brown canceled the final US Senate debate -- dismissing it as unnecessary. As a result, voters in Massachsuetts have been left to a barrage of biased and often less-than-honest campaign advertisements, mailers and phone calls in the final days of the election season.
Candidates can talk all they want, but when it comes down to it, it's the votes that matter. That's why we've put together a full online timeline of Scott Brown's less-discussed positions -- from his votes to kill job creation and unemployment extension bills to Brown's efforts to weaken Wall Street regulations.
Check out the full timeline of Scott Brown’s votes against his Massachusetts constituents here. With the election just days away, it's critical that everyone you know learns the truth about Scott Brown’s record. Not the sugar-coated, made-for-TV version — the real Brown record.
Here are a few examples of Brown's votes:
- March 9, 2010 - Brown votes to slash $86 million in federal job creation funds, killing 7,000 jobs for Bay State youth [US Senate vote #45]
-July 20-21, 2010 - Brown votes yet again to end Massachusetts unemployment benefits – bringing his total to eight votes to kill unemployment. [US Senate vote #209 and #214]
-Dec 9, 2010 - Brown votes against health services for 9/11 First Responders exposed to toxins. [US Senate vote #269]
-Dec 4, 2010 - Brown defends millionaires and billionaires while voting against tax cuts for middle class and low-income families. [US Senate vote #258, #259 and #275]
-Oct 11, 2011 - Brown votes “No” on American Jobs Act, killing 16,000 Massachusetts construction jobs. [US Senate vote #160]
-Feb 25, 2012 - Brown supports bill that denies women access to contraceptives and other basic healthcare services like mammograms and cancer screenings. [US Springfield Republican, 2/25/12]